There are few players in the NBA who are as crazy athletic as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and during last night’s Pelicans-Thunder game, he showed that he could swat even big centers.
In the third quarter of play, the Pelicans got the ball to back-up big man Alexis Ajinca who appeared to have an easy shot.
That was until Westbrook denied him with a flying block...
Russell Westbrook has been going off since returning from his latest knee injury, averaging 22.3 points and 6.8 assists since February 20th. This past Friday Westbrook put up a solid 24-5-7 line in OKC’s 116-94 win over the Pelicans, including one monster block on Alexis Ajinca, New Orleans’ 7-foot-2 center.
Not bad for a guy listed at 6-foot-3. Westbrook’s playing with a...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love “poster dunks” and during tonight’s New Orleans Pelicans/Indiana Pacers game, Pelicans reserve center Alexis Ajinca decided to put Roy Hibbert on a poster.
Check out Alexis as he rises over Roy in the third quarter of play and throws it down on the big man:
Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
Watch Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca posterize Pacers center Roy Hibbert during the third quarter of Saturday’s game in Indiana.
Video via YouTube user Frank Den
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Alexis Ajinca is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France.
The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules.
Ajinca will sign a fully guaranteed two-year deal at the NBA minimum.
December 17, 2013